Toa Kham Wharf
Hue served as Vietnam's political capital from 1802 to 1945 under the rule of the 13 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty. Traditionally, the city has been one of Vietnam's cultural, religious and educational centers and the countryside around Hue is a great way to discover the 'real' Vietnam.
Discover one of Hue's many intriguing cultural legacies with a visit to Sinh Village. Located on the outskirts of the city on the lower stretches of the Perfume River, Sinh is known as a traditional woodblock printing village. Then, paper flower gallery in Thanh Tien village where you can find out traditional paper flower patterns and learn how to make lotus flowers under the direction of the artisan in the village.
08:00 Pick up at our office to Toa Kham Wharf and departure to folk painting village – Sinh village. Along the Perfume River on the Dragon boat, you will be introduced to the peaceful beauty of Hue such as Hen Island, Bai Dau wholesale market, Bao Vinh ancient town, Thanh Tien paper flower village and Sinh village.
09:30 Arrival Lai An Wharf, you walk to visit the house of folk painting artisan Ky Huu Phuoc. He will introduce and guide you how to paint a folk painting.
10:15 Get the bicycle, continue to visit Sinh village with a lot of activities of local people.
10:30 Ride to Thanh Tien village, visits the house of painter, artist Than Van Huy to learn cultural characteristics of a traditional house of Hue people with typical architecture of geomancy.
11:00 Then, you ride along the village streets and see activities of local people cultivating vegetables and green rice fields. On the streets of this village, you will discover and learn more about the culture of the ancient architecture of the Hue people.
11:20 Next, visit the paper flower gallery of the Thanh Tien village where you can find out traditional paper flower patterns and learn how to make lotus flowers under the direction of the artisan in the village. Before leaving this village, visitors have opportunity to visit the monument of Nguyen Chi Dieu – official member of the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam in the first course.
12:30 Have lunch on King Dragon boat .
13:30 Ride to Tien Non village, visit centralized flower growing area. You have chance to take part in activities of growing flowers and green vegetables with local people.
Then, ride bicycle to come back the city. On the village streets, you can see the countryside, paddy fields and the ancient temples of the people here.
16:30 Arrival city center. Tour ends at the meeting place